Are you passionate about leading real change in eating disorder awareness, policy and practice? Check out opportunities to get involved either as a research participant, researcher or volunteer below.

Opportunities

Research participation

In EDIFY we are going to be recruiting over 1,000 young people across the UK in research projects over the four years of our project. This will include young people with current or past eating disorders, as well as those without eating disorders who will form ‘control’ groups. Current opportunities for taking part in studies are listed here.

[RECRUITMENT CLOSED] FREED-Mobile (FREED-M) study: Research Volunteers Wanted!

Do you have problems with your eating behaviours or concerns about your weight? Are you unsure whether you need help? We are exploring if the use of online resources are helpful for young people in deciding whether to seek support for their eating problem

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Research Participants Needed!

Survey of people with eating disorders on the cost-of-living crisis, food insecurity and poverty: Can you help us understand how people with eating disorders experience the ongoing cost-of-living crisis in the UK?

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The RaISE Trial: A feasibility RCT of Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation for Young People with Anorexia Nervosa

Have you undergone a full course of treatment for anorexia that has not helped you recover? Are you interested in neuromodulation therapies? Check out the RaISE trial of non-invasive brain stimulation!

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We want to hear your STORY – Join our new research study!

Are you between 16 and 25 years old and have an eating disorder or think you may have one? Then we invite you to take part in a 12-month-long study that explores the diverse experiences of young people with eating disorders and how they recover from them.

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Turning points in eating disorders recovery among diverse individuals/ carers using adapted photovoice

We would like to hear from you if you would like to share the turning points or periods in you or your loved one's recovery, and if there is any significant person/place/object associated with that period.

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LENS: Lived Experiences Narratives and Scenarios of Eating Disorders

Are you aged 16-25 and have experience of eating disorder or disordered eating? We are keen to hear from young people with different experiences!

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Opportunities

Researcher and volunteer positions

Passionate about improving the lives of people with eating disorders? Want to join the EDIFY team? We will list vacancies for researcher posts as well as any volunteering opportunities here.

2-year Research Fellow job opportunity: UCL [POSITION FILLED]

University College London is looking to appoint a research associate to join the EDIFY project, to lead on data analysis of cohort studies exploring risk and resilience factors for the development of eating disorders.

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